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Turner’s offense challenging rookie Barr

Turner’s offense challenging rookie Barr

Anthony Barr is making the jump to the NFL after only 27 starts at linebacker in college, and he is practicing against an offense that is making it more difficult for him. Still, Barr’s strengths are coming forward early in training camp.

As if Anthony Barr’s transition to the NFL isn’t enough, he is trying to learn the linebacker position going up against a Norv Turner offense flush with shifts, motions and play-actions every day in practice. Barr is pushing for a starting role with the Vikings, but after only two years as a linebacker in college, there is much to learn, especially playing in a defense that he calls “completely...

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